Manager Selection / Sustainable Investment

  • Competitive
  • Paris, Ile-de-France, France Paris Ile-de-France FR
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Arvella Investments
  • 18 Jun 18 2018-06-18

A Goldman Sachs alumni investment start-up is looking for ambitious investment professionals eager to have a positive impact on society.

Company: Two former Goldman Sachs Managing Directors and a former CEO of HSBC Asset Management have joined forces to start an innovative investment boutique[1]. Our ambition is to offer world-class wealth management with world-class impact. We emulate the investment philosophy of the world’s best wealth managers, Yale and other top US universities. We also strive to have a positive impact at society.  We are committed to push the boundaries of sustainable wealth management. Moreover, we donate a meaningful part of our profits to charitable organizations. We look for top-notch colleagues that are passionate both about investing and about making this world a better place.

Role:

  • Analyze third-party investment managers (focusing on smaller niche players) across sectors and geographies. Provide investment rationale of recommended managers to the CIO, then to the investment committee.
  • Develop IT tools to analyze third-party managers.
  • Work with other team members on how selected managers fit within our asset allocation.
  • Work with the team, external consultants and partners on how to promote sustainable practices in the managers we invest in.
  • Educate charitable foundations on best investment practices.
  • Report directly to the CIO.
  • Location: Paris.
  • Working language: English.
  • Salary: TBC + bonus + the possibility to eventually become a Partner of the firm.

Requirements:

  • 1 to 4 years investment experience (ideally, but not necessarily in a manager selection role).
  • Strong IT and quantitative skills.
  • Good (verbal and written) communication skills.
  • Passionate about investing. Equally passionate about making the world a better place.
  • A friendly, rigorous, independent-minded self-starter who enjoys working in a close-knit team.
  • Fluent in English and at least one European language other than English or French (ideally, German or Dutch).
  • Authorized to work in the EU.

We strongly value diversity, across all criteria.

 

[1] Company will seek regulation with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers.